Bryn Mawr Classical Review

Bryn Mawr Classical Review 2010.03.01

BMCR Books Received (February, 2010).  


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. exemplaria classica: journal of classical philology Vol. 13 (n.s.), 2009. Huelva: Universidad de Huelva, 2009. 409 p. (pb). ISSN 16993225.

Agosta, Giuseppe. Ricerche sui Cynegetica di Oppiano. Supplementi di Lexis 41. Amsterdam: Adolf M. Hakkert Editore, 2009. 166 p. €40.00 (pb). ISBN 9789025612498.

Athanassaki, Lucia. Aeideto pan temenos: hoi chorikes parastaseis kai to koino tous sten archaïke kai proime klasike periodo. Herakleio: Panepistemiakes Ekdoseis Kretes, 2009. 385 p. €22.00 (pb0. ISBN 9789605242923.

Athanassiadi, Polymnia. Vers la pensée unique: la montée de l'intolérance dans l'Antiquité tardive. Paris: Les belles lettres, 2010. 181p. €25.00 (pb). ISBN 9782251381008.

Bakker, Stéphanie and Gerry Wakker (edd.). Discourse cohesion in ancient Greek. Amsterdam studies in classical philosophy 16. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2009. xx, 284 p. $138.00. ISBN 9789004174726.

Bakker, Stéphanie J. The noun phrase in ancient Greek: a functional analysis of the order and articulation of NP constituents in Herodotus. Amsterdam studies in classical philosophy. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2009. vii, 322 p. $169.00. ISBN 9789004177222.

Bérenger, Agnès and Éric Perrin-Saminadayar (edd.). Les entrées royales et impériales: histoire, représentation et diffusion d'une cérémonie publique, de l'Orient ancien à Byzance. de l'archéologie à l'histoire. Paris: De Boccard, 2009. 292 p. €27.00 (pb). ISBN 9782701802572.

Billerbeck, Margarethe and Mario Somazzi. Repertorium der Konjekturen in den Seneca-Tragödien. Mnemosyne supplements 316. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2009. viii, 291 p. $138.00. ISBN 9789004177345.

Blömer, Michael, Margherita Facella and Engelbert Winter (edd.). Lokale Identität im Römischen Nahen Osten: Kontexte und Perspektiven. Erträge der Tagung "Lokale Identität im Römischen Nahen Osten", Münster 19.-21. April 2007. Oriens et occidens Bd. 18. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2009. 340 p. €64.00. ISBN 9783515093774.

Bradley, Mark. Colour and meaning in ancient Rome. Cambdrige classical studies. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2009. xiii, 267 p. $90.00. ISBN 9780521110426.

Cain, Andrew and Noel Lenski (edd.). The power of religion in Late Antiquity. Farnham; Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2009. xiv, 464 p. $124.95. ISBN 9780754667254.

Calame, Claude. Prométhée généticien. À présent. Paris: Encre marine, 2010. 204 p. €15.00 (pb). ISBN 9782350880228.

Canepa, Matthew P. The two eyes of the Earth: art and ritual of kingship between Rome and Sasanian Iran. The transformation of the classical heritage 45. Berkeley; Los Angeles; London: University of California Press, 2009. xx, 425 p. $60.00. ISBN 9780520257276.

Chaniotis, Angelos, Annika Kuhn and Christina Kuhn (edd.). Applied classics: comparisons, constructs, controversies. Heidelberger althistorische Beiträge und epigraphische Studien Bd. 46. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2009. vi, 259 p. €46.00 (pb). ISBN 9783515094306.

Conte, Pietro. Mito e Tradizione: Johann Jakob Bachofen tra estetica e filosofia della storia. Il Filarete. Milano: LED - Edizioni Universitarie di Lettere Economia Diritto, 2009. 169 p. €22.00 (pb). ISBN 9788879164412.

Counts, Derek B. and Anthony S. Tuck (edd.). Koine: Mediterranean studies in honor of R. Ross Holloway. Joukowsky Institute publication 1. Oxford; Oakville, CT: Oxbow Books, 2009. xxiv, 223 p. $80.00. ISBN 9781842173794.

Debié, Muriel (ed.). L'historiographie syriaque. Études syriaques. Paris: Geuthner, 2009. 219 p. €35.00 (pb). ISBN 9782705338213.

Diels, Hermann. Griechische Philosophie: Vorlesungsmitschrift aus dem Wintersemester 1897/98 (herausgegeben vonJohannes Saltzwedel). Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2010. 99 p. €23.00 (pb). ISBN 9783515096096.

Dihle, Albrecht and Reinhard Feldmeier. Hellas und der Orient: Phasen wechselseitiger Rezeption. Julius-Wellhausen-Vorlesung 2. Berlin: Walter de Gruyter, 2009. 60 p. $23.00 (pb). ISBN 9783110219562.

Dissen, Margret. Römische Kollegien und deutsche Geschichtswissenschaft im 19. und 20. Jahrhundert. Historia Einzelschriften 209. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2009. 337 p. €64.00. ISBN 9783515093873.

Downes, Jeremy M. The female Homer: an exploration of women's epic poetry. Newark: University of Delaware Press, 2010. 350 p. $72.50. ISBN 9780874130768.

duBois, Page. Slavery: antiquity and its legacy. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2009. xi, 154 p. $24.95 (pb). ISBN 9780195380859.

Eisele, Thomas D. Bitter knowledge: learning Socratic lessons of disillusion and renewal. Notre Dame, IN: University of Notre Dame Press, 2009. xviii, 346 p. $55.00. ISBN 9780268027742.

Elm, Dorothee, Thorsten Fitzon, Kathrin Liess and Sandra Linden (edd.). Alterstopoi das Wissen von den Lebensaltern in Literatur, Kunst und Theologie. Berlin; New York: Walter de Gruyter, 2009. vi, 346 p. $139.00. ISBN 9783110208450.

Evans, T. V. and Dirk Obbink (edd.). The language of the papyri. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2010. xxii, 362 p. $130.00. ISBN 9780199237081.

Fartzoff, Michel, Murielle Faudot, Évelyne Geny and Marie-Rose Guelfucci (edd.). Reconstruire Troie: permanence et renaissances d'une cité emblématique. Besançon: Presses universitaires de Franche-Comté, 2009. 520 p. €45.00 (pb). ISBN 9782848672731.

Gates, Charles, Jacques Morin and Thomas Zimmermann (edd.). Sacred landscapes in Anatolia and neighboring regions. BAR international series 2034. Oxford: Archaeopress, 2009. v, 112 p. £31.00 (pb). ISBN 9781407306117.

Gaughan, Judy E. Murder was not a crime: homicide and power in the Roman republic. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2010. xviii, 194 p. $50.00. ISBN 9780292721111.

Gentili, Bruno (ed.). Per un'edizione del teatro di Eschilo. Quaderni urbinati di cultura classica, Nuova serie 90 - N. 3 - 2008 (Vol. 119 della serie continua). Pisa; Roma: Fabrizio Serra editore, 2009. 199 p. €34.00 (pb). ISSN 17241901.

Green, Peter (trans.). Diodorus Siculus,The Persian wars to the fall of Athens: books 11-14.34 (480-401 BCE) (Translated, with introduction and notes). Austin: University of Texas Press, 2010. xiii, 332 p. $24.95 (pb). ISBN 9780292721258.

Greene, Ellen. The erotics of domination: male desire and the mistress in Latin love poetry (paperback edition; first published 1998). Oklahoma series in classical culture. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2010. xvi, 142 p. $19.95 (pb). ISBN 9780806140506.

Harich-Schwarzbauer, Henriette and Petra Schierl (edd.). Lateinische Poesie der Spätantike: Internationale Tagung in Castelen bei Augst, 11.-13. Oktober 2007. Schweizerische Beiträge zur Altertumswissenschaft 36. Basel: Schwabe, 2009. xvi, 316 p. €68.50. ISBN 9783796524110.

Heather, Peter. Empires and barbarians: the fall of Rome and the birth of Europe. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2010. xvii, 734 p. $34.95. ISBN 9780199735600.

Hodkinson, Stephen (ed.). Sparta: comparative approaches. Swansea: Classical Press of Wales, 2009. xxxiii, 502 p. $110.00. ISBN 9781905125388.

Hölkeskamp, Karl-Joachim. Eine politische Kultur (in) der Krise?: die "letzte Generation" der römischen Republik. Schriften des Historischen Kollegs Kolloquien 73. München: R. Oldenbourg Verlag, 2009. xii, 222 p. €49.80. ISBN 9783486590531.

Hopkins, David. Conversing with antiquity: English poets and the classics, from Shakespeare to Pope. Classical presences. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2010. vii, 343 p. $99.00. ISBN 9780199560349.

Kistler, Erich. Funktionalisierte Keltenbilder: die Indienstnahme der Kelten zur Vermittlung von Normen und Werten in der hellenistischen Welt. Berlin: Verlag Antike, 2009. 432 p., 46 p. of plates. €79.90. ISBN 9783938032367.

Kunze, Max (ed.). Die Etrusker: die Entdeckung ihrer Kunst seit Winckelmann. Ruhpolding; Mainz: Verlag Franz Philipp Rutzen, 2009. 168 p. €36.00 (pb). ISBN 9783938646472.

Lazzarini, Lorenzo (ed.). Il tempio di Hera (Tavole Palatine) di Metaponto: archeologia, archeometria, conservazione. Marmora supplementi 2. Pisa; Roma: Fabrizio Serra editore, 2010. 161 p. €240.00 (pb). ISBN 9781842173947.

Lightfoot, J. L. (ed., trans.). Hellenistic collection: Philitas, Alexander of Aetolia, Hermesianax, Euphorion, Parthenius. Loeb classical library 508. Cambridge, MA; London: Harvard University Press, 2009. xix, 662 p. $24.00. ISBN 9780674996366.

Llewellyn-Jones, Lloyd and James Robson (trans.). Ctesias' history of Persia: tales of the Orient. Routledge classical translations. London; New York: Routledge, 2010. x, 253 p. $120.00. ISBN 9780415364119.

Louyest, Benoît (trans., comm.). Athénée de Naucratis. Mots de poissons: le banquet des sophistes, livres 6 et 7. Cahiers de philologie. Les textes 26. Villeneuve-d'Ascq: Presses universitaires du Septentrion, 2009. 373 p. €28.00 (pb). ISBN 9782757401286.

MacDowell, Douglas M. Demosthenes the orator. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2009. x, 457 p. $135.00. ISBN 9780199287192.

Mason, Steve. Josephus, Judea, and Christian origins: methods and categories. Peabody, MA: Hendrickson, 2009. xx, 443 p. $34.95. ISBN 9781598562545.

McNeill, David N. An image of the soul in speech: Plato and the problem of Socrates. Literature and philosophy. University Park, PA: Pennsylvania State University Press, 2010. ix, 345 p. $65.00. ISBN 9780271035857.

Nesselrath, Heinz-Günther (ed.). Plutarch, On the daimonion of Socrates: human liberation, divine guidance and philosophy. Scripta Antiquitatis Posterioris ad Ethicam REligionemque pertinentia 16. Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2010. x, 225 p. €49.00; €29.00 (pb). ISBN 9783161501388; 9783161501371.

Olshausen, Eckart. Bronzemunzen Aus Der Zeit Mithradates' VI. Im Museum Von Samsun Materialien Zur Historischen Geographie Und Zu Verwandten Wissenschaften. Geographica historica Beiheft 1. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2009. 192 p., 9 p. of plates, CD. €44.00 (pb). ISBN 9783515094436.

Papaioannou, Sophia (ed., trans., comm.). Plautos, Ho Kauchesiares Stratiotes, Miles gloriosus. Eisagoge - metaphrase - scholia. Archaia grammateia 4. Athena: Ekdoseis Smile, 2009. 492 p. €24.05. ISBN 9789606880018.

Phillips, Richard L. In pursuit of invisibility: ritual texts from late Roman Egypt. American studies in papyrology 47. Durham, NC: American Society of Papyrologists, 2009. xiv, 199 p., vii p. of plates. $49.95. ISBN 9780970059192.

Pouderon, Bernard and Cécile Bost-Pouderon (edd.). Passions, vertus et vices dans l'ancien roman. Actes du colloque de Tours, 19-21 octobre 2006, organisé par l'université François-Rabelais de Tours et laUMR 5189, Histoire et Sources des Mondes Antiques. Collection de la Maison de l'Orient Mediterraneen, 42, série littéraire et philosophique 14. Lyon: Maison de l'Orient de la Méditerranée-Jean Pouilloux, 2009. 457 p. €38.00 (pb). ISBN 9782356680082.

Rapezzi, Pietro. Marco Valerio Marziale: temi e forme degli epigrammi. Arezzo: Edizioni Helicon, 2008. 140 p. €15.00 (pb). ISBN 9788889893821.

Reynolds, Paul. Hispania and the late Roman Mediterranean: ceramics and trade. London: Duckworth, 2009. xi, 372 p. $80.00. ISBN 9780715638620.

Rolet, D'Anne (ed.). Protée en trompe-l'oeil: génèse et survivances d'un mythe, d'Homère à Bouchardon. interférences. Rennes: Presses universitaires de Rennes, 2009. 576 p. €23.00 (pb). ISBN 9782753509818.

Rothenburg, Karl-Heinz von. Geschichte und Funktion von Abbildungen in lateinischen Lehrbüchern: ein Beitrag zur Geschichte des textbezogenen Bildes. Prismata 18. Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang, 2009. 210 p., CD. $61.95. ISBN 9783631597514.

Rotstein, Andrea. The idea of iambos. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2010. xvii, 388 p. $135.00. ISBN 9780199286270.

Schirru, Silvio. La favola in Aristofane. Studia comica Bd. 3. Berlin: Verlag Antike, 2009. 184 p. €45.90. ISBN 9783938032336.

Schofield, Malcolm and Tom Griffith (ed.; trans.). Plato: Gorgias, Menexenus, and Protagoras. Cambridge texts in the history of political thought. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2009. xliv, 214 p. $29.99 (pb). ISBN 9780521546003.

Shackleton Bailey, D. R. (ed., trans.). Cicero XVa, Philippics 1-6 (Revised by John T. Ramsey and Gesine Manuwald). Loeb classical library 189. Cambridge, MA; London: Harvard University Press, 2009. lii, 321 p. $24.00. ISBN 9780674996342.

Shackleton Bailey, D. R. (ed., trans.). Cicero XVb, Philippics 7-14 (Revised by John T. Ramsey and Gesine Manuwald). Loeb classical library 507. Cambridge, MA; London: Harvard University Press, 2009. ix, 365 p. $24.00. ISBN 9780674996359.

Sidwell, Keith. Aristophanes the democrat: the politics of satirical comedy during the Peloponnesian War. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2009. xv, 407 p. $99.00. ISBN 9780521519984.

Sleeman, Matthew. Geography and the Ascension narrative in Acts. Society for New Testament Studies, monograph series 146. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2009. xi, 300 p. $99.00. ISBN 9780521509626.

Smith, Christopher and Anton Powell (edd.). The lost memoirs of Augustus and the development of Roman autobiography. Swansea: Classical Press of Wales, 2009. xii, 227 p. $100.00. ISBN 9781905125258.

Solodow, Joseph B. Latin alive: the survival of Latin in English and Romance languages. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2010. xii, 356 p. $22.99 (PB). ISBN 9780521734189.

Spagnuolo Vigorita, Tullio. Casta domus: un seminario sulla legislazione matrimoniale augustea. Terza edizione. Napoli: Jovene editore, 2010. xv, 188 p. €18.00 (pb). ISBN 9788824319218.

Stronk, Jan P. (ed., trans.). Ctesias's Persian history. Part 1: introduction, text, and translation. Reihe Geschichte Bd. 2. Düsseldorf: Wellem Verlag, xvi, 422 p. €79.00. ISBN 9783941820012.

Swift, L. A. The hidden chorus: echoes of genre in tragic lyric. Oxford classical monographs. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2010. xii, 451 p. $130.00. ISBN 9780199577842.

Tomlin, R. S. O., R. P. Wright and M. W. C. Hassall. Roman Inscriptions of Britain, volume III: inscriptions on stone, found or notified between 1 January 1955 and 31 December 2006. Oxford; Oakville, CT: Oxbow Books, 2009. 505 p. $140.00. ISBN 9781842173688.

Trümper, Monika. Graeco-Roman slave markets: fact or fiction?. Oxford; Oakville, CT: Oxbow Books, 2009. xii, 148 p. $45.00. ISBN 9780977409488.

Vandiver, Elizabeth. Stand in the trench, Achilles: classical receptions in British poetry of the Great War. Classical presences. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2010. xx, 455 p. ISBN 9780199542741.

Whitehouse, David. Siraf: history, topography and environment. British Institute of Persian Studies archaeological monographs series 1. Oxford; Oakville, CT: Oxbow Books, 2009. vi, 118 p. $76.00. ISBN 9781842173947.

Yossi, Mary J. (trans., comm.). Euripides, Heracles. Archaia grammateia 3. Athena: Ekdoseis Smile, 2009. 306 p. ISBN 9789607793751.

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